This CODESHARE AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is entered into as of the 30th day
of June, 1997 by and between Western Pacific Airlines, Inc., a Delaware
corporation ("WestPac") and Frontier Airlines, Inc., a Colorado corporation
WHEREAS, the parties hereto have entered into an agreement to merge
Frontier into WestPac (the "Merger Agreement") and
WHEREAS, pending completion of the Merger including receipt of all
necessary approvals and consents, the parties wish to enter into a joint
marketing relationship, generally known as a code share agreement; and
WHEREAS, each party desires to allow the other party to assign its two
letter airline designator code to flights operated by the other party;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and mutual covenants and
agreements contained herein, Frontier and WestPac agree as follows:
1.1. In addition to the terms defined elsewhere in this Agreement, the
following terms used in this Agreement have the meanings indicated below:
"Airline Guides" means the printed and electronic data versions of the
"Official Airline Guide" and "ABC World Airlines Guide," and their respective
"Applicable Law" means all applicable laws of any jurisdiction, including
without limitation securities laws, tax laws, tariff and trade laws, ordinances,
judgments, decrees, injunctions, writs and orders or like actions of any
competent authority and the rules, regulations, orders, interpretations,
licenses and permits of any competent authority.
"Codeshare Flights" has the meaning given in Section 2.1.
"Codeshare Passenger" means a passenger traveling on a Marketing Carrier
"CRS" means a computerized reservations system owned or operated by any
entity, including either party to this Agreement, that contains information
about commercial airline schedules, fares, cargo rates, passenger and cargo
tariff rules, and flight availability that is made available to travel agents,
cargo agents, and other non-airline entities to facilitate their ability to make
reservations and issue tickets and air waybills.
"Marketing Carrier" means the party whose Code is shown in the carrier code
box of a flight coupon for a Codeshare Flight but which is not the Operating
"Marketing Carrier Ticket" means a ticket issued by the Marketing Carrier,
Operating Carrier or a third party showing the Marketing Carrier's Code in the
carrier box of the flight coupon.
"Marketing Flight(s)" means a Codeshare Flight when shown only as a flight
of the Marketing Carrier.
"Operating Carrier" means the party having operational control of an
aircraft used for a given Codeshare Flight.
"Ticketing Carrier" means a party to this Agreement or a third party, as
the case may be, whose traffic documents are used to issue a ticket.
2.0. CODESHARE SERVICE
2.1. The parties will mutually designate certain flights ("Codeshare
Flights") on the city-pair(s) identified in Exhibit A to this agreement on which
the parties will share their two letter designator codes ("W7" for WestPac and
"F9" for Frontier, both being referred to as the "Codes"), as published in the
Airlines Guides or CRS's from time to time. The sharing of Codes for Codeshare
Flights will occur from and after the respective Implementation Date shown on
Exhibit A, unless otherwise agreed by the parties.
2.2. The parties will prepare a procedures manual containing detailed
procedures for implementing this Agreement. The procedures manual, including
the amendments or additions the parties may make from time to time (in
accordance with changes in
Applicable Law or for other mutually agreed reasons), is incorporated into
and made a part of this Agreement. However, any current or future provisions
of the procedures manual which conflict with this Agreement will not be
deemed to amend this Agreement and will be superseded by the Agreement to the
extent they are inconsistent or incompatible, unless the parties otherwise
agree in writing. The foregoing manual, as amended and supplemented from
time to time, is referred to in this Agreement as the"Procedures Manual".
The parties agree to complete and agree on the initial Procedures manual no
later than 15 days before the first date that a Codeshare Flight is conducted
(the "Implementation Date", as contemplated in Exhibit A).
2.3. The Operating Carrier must provide at least the same standard of
in-flight services to Codeshare Passengers as it provides to its own passengers
and, must perform its services with respect to Codeshare Passengers in a first
quality manner, reasonably in accordance with the standards of customer service
established by the Marketing Carrier. Current general passenger service
procedures and policies for the Codeshare Flights will be detailed in the
Procedures Manual. In order to ensure a consistently high standard of passenger
service, the parties will establish a joint quality monitoring group (consisting
of personnel from the parties' respective reservations, scheduling, yield
management, airport services and other relevant departments) no later than 30
days before the Implementation Date which will meet as necessary to review,
refine and improve passenger service procedures during the term of this
Agreement, but no less frequently than once during each quarter.
2.4. The parties will use commercially reasonable efforts to coordinate
their schedules to maximize the convenience, and minimize the waiting time, of
passengers connecting to and from Codeshare Flights to connecting flights
operated by the parties, although neither party is obligated to operate a
specific flight or schedule (each party retaining the right to determine the
final service schedule of its flights). Each party will assign individuals to
serve as schedule coordinators to exchange schedule information on a regular
basis and to meet when necessary to improve the coordination of the parties'
2.5. In the event of flight cancellations or other schedule irregularities,
the Operating Carrier is required to reaccommodate Codeshare Passengers in
accordance with the same criteria applied
to its own passengers and as further detailed in the Procedures Manual.
2.6. The text and delivery of in-flight announcements that relate to the
Codeshare Passengers will be agreed in advance by the parties, subject to
Applicable Law, and will be further detailed in the Procedures Manual.
2.7. In the event this Agreement is silent with respect to which party's
policies and procedures are applicable to a Codeshare Flight, and absent any
other agreement, Procedure Manual provision or applicable Law, the policies and
procedures of the Operating Carrier apply.
2.8. The Operating Carrier agrees to employ prudent safety and loss
prevention policies. The Operating Carrier has final authority and
responsibility concerning the operation and safety of the aircraft and its
passengers. In emergencies, the parties will adhere to the emergency procedures
for Codeshare Passengers contained in the Procedures Manual.
2.9. Neither party to this Agreement shall propose to the other any
agreement on: (a) price, (b) routes, (c) frequency of service, (d) schedules
(except for adjustments in time necessary to facilitate connections as provided
for in Section 2.4 hereof), or (e) types of equipment used on routes. Each
party shall make its own decisions on those matters unilaterally without
consulting the other party.
3.0. COST SHARING
3.1. Each party will bear its expenses associated with implementing and
managing the cooperative services contemplated in this Agreement, in accordance
with the following general principles;
(a) Each party will generally bear its own out-of-pocket and other
expenses that must be incurred, if any, in order to bring its facilities,
equipment and personnel to a minimum level shown in industry experience to be
necessary to implement and manage the cooperative services contemplated in this
Agreement. Following implementation of the Codeshare Flights, each party will
bear its own expenses for ongoing maintenance of the improvements mentioned
herein and for the marketing of their respective services. Ongoing joint
marketing and promotional expenses related
to the Codeshare services will be mutually agreed upon both with respect to
the scope and the manner in which such expenses will be borne.
(b) The expenses of mutually agreed joint facilities and any future
projects that will substantially benefit the parties' codeshare alliance will be
shared equally, except as otherwise agreed. The expenses of developing and
placing any roadside, exterior, check in, concourse, gate and baggage service
signage at airports served by the Codeshare Flights in order to facilitate
travel on Codeshare Flights will be borne by the party whose name and/or logo is
4.0. INVENTORY CONTROL AND PROCEDURES
4.1. The Marketing Carrier will have access to the Operating Carrier's
inventory through an automated computerized interface which both parties will
maintain throughout the term of this Agreement to expedite the sale of inventory
on the Codeshare Flights. Detailed procedures for implementing and maintaining
seat inventory access will be contained in the Procedures Manual.
4.2. The parties will map inventory classes of the Marketing Flights to
inventory classes of the Operating Carrier on the Codeshare Flights, as set
forth in the Procedures Manual. The parties will endeavor to map the average
coupon value of the Marketing Carrier's inventory classes to comparable classes
of the Operating Carrier to provide nondiscriminatory access for bookings made
by the Marketing Carrier for passengers yielding comparable revenue values; it
being understood, however, that the Operating Carrier retains ultimate control
over the opening, closing and other management of seat inventory availability on
4.3. The Marketing Carrier will be able to book Codeshare Passengers up to
the same maximum seat inventory (including authorized overbooking) available to
the Operating Carrier for a Codeshare Flight.
4.4. The Operating Carrier and the Marketing Carrier will each assign one
or more individuals to serve as inventory control coordinators, who will, to the
extent permitted by applicable law, exchange information routinely and
conference as necessary to assure that reasonable seat inventory on Codeshare
Flights is made available to the Marketing Carrier.
5.0. MARKETING AND PRODUCT DISPLAY
5.1. Subject to Applicable Law, each party will treat Marketing Flights of
the party at least as favorably as its own flights with respect to advertising,
promotion and distribution activities.
5.2. The parties will jointly market the Codeshare Flights in accordance
with a jointly developed marketing plan. The marketing plan may, except to the
extent prohibited by Applicable Law, take into account the following: product,
market objectives, performance measurements and reporting, strategies, activity
plans, communications plans and budgets.
5.3. Each party covenants and represents that its respective advertising
and promotions will be in compliance with Applicable Law. The Marketing Carrier
will disclose, through industry-approved schedule mechanisms (to be defined in
the Procedures Manual - e.g., CRSs and Airline Guides), to consumers and travel
agents and others selling the Codeshare flights, as well as through appropriate
advertising and point-of-sale disclosures, that each Codeshare flight is
actually a flight of and operated by the Operating Carrier.
5.4. Each party will include the Marketing Flights in all published
listings of industry schedules, including Airline Guides, CRSs and reservations
Systems of the parties and other airlines with which each party exchanges
interline reservations and traffic.
5.5. The Marketing Carrier may show the Marketing Flights, to the extent
permitted by Applicable Law, in Airline guides, CRSs and reservations Systems as
using the Marketing Carrier's Code. Any costs incurred for the publication of
Marketing Flights or connections to and from such flights in the Airline Guides,
CRSs and Reservations Systems will be borne by the party whose Code is displayed
on such published flight.
6.0. TRAFFIC DOCUMENT ISSUANCE/SETTLEMENT; OTHER PAYMENT
6.1. Passenger traffic documents for use on Codeshare Flights may be issued
by either party, or third parties with whom the parties from time to time have
interline traffic agreements, as for any other flight of the Marketing Carrier
or Operating Carrier.
6.2. The acceptance of passenger traffic documents used in connection with
the Codeshare Flights, and settlements between the parties for documents honored
by the parties, will be governed by the same procedures as those set forth in
the IATA Interline Traffic Agreement IATA Revenue Accounting Manual and ACH
Manual. The Ticketing Carrier, whether it be the Marketing Carrier or a third
party will receive the standard industry interline service charge. The
proration of through fares on Codeshare Flights utilizing the services of both
parties hereto shall be as mutually agreed by the parties.
6.3. Unless otherwise mutually agreed by both parties and specifically set
forth in the Procedures Manual, all tickets (including Marketing Carrier
Tickets) used and honored on Codeshare flights will be uplifted and retained by
the Operating Carrier, which is responsible for processing and billing of such
documents using normal IATA interline settlement process. Marketing Carrier
tickets will be treated for billing purposes as if they showed the Code of the
Operating Carrier in the carrier code box of the flight coupon. The Ticketing
Carrier, whether it be the Marketing Carrier or a third party, will receive the
standard interline service charge.
7.0. PASSENGER RESERVATIONS
7.1. The Marketing Carrier will pay any segment booking fees assessed by
any CRS (including one owned in whole or in part by either party) for bookings
on Marketing Flights.
8.0. INVOLUNTARY REROUTING AND DENIED BOARDING
8.1. The parties will adhere to the procedures for involuntary rerouting
and denied boarding of passengers that will be contained in the Procedures
Manual and otherwise in accordance with Applicable Law. The Operating Carrier
will pay denied boarding compensation or otherwise compensate passengers,
including Codeshare Passengers, for denied boarding as further detailed in the
9.1. With respect to baggage of passengers traveling on Codeshare Flights,
the parties will adhere to the procedures in the Procedures Manual.
10.1. Except as otherwise agreed, each party will provide or arrange
for, at its own cost, all required initial and recurring training of its own
personnel to facilitate the Codeshare Flights and operations at airports served
by Codeshare Flights, reservations and ticket offices, and other points of
contact between the parties and with the public. This training will include
passenger service, reservations and sales activities, and in-flight service
involving the Codeshare Flights, all as more fully described in the Procedures
11.1. The Operating Carrier reserves the right to apply the provisions
of its own security programs with regard to the carriage of all passengers,
baggage, and cargo on board Codeshare Flights. Such provisions will include any
then applicable procedures used for the physical screening of passengers,
baggage or cargo, interviewing of passengers, or selective loading of baggage or
11.2. The parties agree to cooperate in matters of security procedures,
requirements, and obligations at all airports served by Codeshare Flights.
12.0. FREE AND REDUCED RATE TRANSPORTATION
12.1. All airline industry non-revenue (i.e., "ID" tickets) travel on
Codeshare Flights will be administered by the Operating Carrier according to the
terms and conditions contained in any relevant agreements between the Operating
Carrier and other parties, including the Marketing Carrier.
12.2. All other free or discounted travel (i.e., "AD" tickets, Tour
Conductor, Escort, Familiarization, etc.) on Codeshare Flights by passengers
ticketed by the Marketing Carrier will be administered in accordance with
separate agreements of the parties.
13.0. TRADEMARKS AND CORPORATE IDENTIFICATION
13.1. It is understood and agreed that the logos, trademarks, service
marks and trade names of WestPac and its Affiliates will be and remain at all
times their exclusive property and that
the logos, trademarks, service marks and trade names of Frontier will be
and remain at all times the exclusive property of Frontier regardless of
whether such marks and names are registered or registrable. Neither party
may use the logos, trademarks, service marks and trade names of the other
party without the other party's prior written consent.
13.2. Frontier grants to WestPac, and WestPac accepts, a non-exclusive,
non-transferable, royalty-free license for the term of this Agreement to use the
service xxxx "Frontier", subject to the further terms and conditions of this
Agreement. This license is limited to the use of the Frontier Licensed
Trademark in connection with the advertising and promotion of the cooperative
air transportation services contemplated by this Agreement and only within the
13.3. WestPac grants to Frontier, and Frontier accepts, a
non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license for the terms of this
Agreement to use the service xxxx "Western Pacific Airlines", subject to the
further terms and conditions of this Agreement. This license is limited to the
use of the Western Pacific Licensed Trademark in connection with the advertising
and promotion of the cooperative air transportation services contemplated by
this Agreement and only within the United States.
14.1. Any net or gross income or franchise taxes (or taxes of a similar
nature) on the revenues or income or any measure thereof from the sale of air
transportation are the responsibility of the Operating Carrier to the extent
those segments are flown by the Operating Carrier.
14.2. Each Party further agrees to indemnify, defend and hold the other
party harmless from and against Taxes levied upon or advanced by the indemnified
party but that ultimately the indemnifying party would be responsible for paying
and resulting from any transaction or activity contemplated under this
Agreement. If a party receives notice from any taxing authority with respect to
an assessment or potential assessment or imposition of any Tax (collectively an
"Assessment"), that the other party would be responsible for paying, either
directly or through an indemnification claim under Section 18 hereof, then the
party so notified must inform the other party in writing within 10 days and the
claim will be the responsibility of the indemnifying party as to its
defense and settlement. The foregoing indemnity obligation survives the
termination of this Agreement.
15.1. NEITHER PARTY WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR
EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, OR LOST PROSPECTIVE
ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, ARISING FROM ANY PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE TO PERFORM UNDER
THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF SUCH PARTY KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE EXISTENCE OF
SUCH DAMAGES, AND EACH PARTY RELEASES AND WAIVES ANY CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER
PARTY REGARDING SUCH DAMAGES.
16.0. COVENANT TO COMPLY WITH ALL LAWS
16.1. Each party undertakes to comply with the requirements of any
applicable Workers' Compensation legislation, and will keep covered by legally
mandated insurance all persons employed by it in connection with this
Agreement. Each party will, upon request by the other party, provide evidence
of such insurance coverage and compliance with such legal obligations.
16.2. If either party believes that any provisions of this Agreement
are contrary to any Applicable Law, that party will notify the other party
promptly, in writing together with a description of the perceived violation and
supporting written materials that facilitate the other party's investigation of
such perceived violation. If both parties agree that there is an actual or
potential violation of Applicable Law, the affected provisions will be treated
in accordance with Section 32.1 as regards severability and modification of this
17.1. Except as required by Applicable Law, neither party may issue any
written press release concerning this Agreement without the prior written
consent of the other party (which consent will not be unreasonably withheld or
18.1. WestPac shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless Frontier, its
officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents and representatives from and
against any and all claims, Assessments, causes of action, lawsuits and damages
arising from or in
connection with WestPac's responsibilities, obligations, and performance
under this Agreement and arising from its carriage.
18.2. Frontier shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless WestPac, its
officers, directors, affiliates, employees, agents and representatives from and
against any and all claims, Assessments, causes of action, lawsuits and damages
arising from or in connection with Frontier's responsibilities, obligations, and
performance under this Agreement and arising from its carriage.
18.3. LIABILITY AND INSURANCE
(a) The Operating Carrier shall undertake any liabilities arising out
of its operation, and shall procure and maintain for the benefit
of the Marketing Carrier, during the term of this Agreement, with
insurance carriers of known financial responsibility, insurance
of the type and in the amounts listed below.
(1) Comprehensive Airline Liability insurance, including
Comprehensive General Liability and Cargo Liability
Insurance, in an amount not less than Five Hundred
Million United States Dollars ($500,000,000) per any
one occurrence. Said policy (i) shall be primary
without right of contribution from any insurance
carried by the Marketing Carrier, (ii) shall name the
Marketing Carrier and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and
their respective directors, officers, agents, servants,
and employees as additional insured, (iii) shall
contain a cross liability clause and a breach of
warranty clause in favor of the Marketing Carrier, and
(iv) shall specifically ensure the Operating Carrier's
Indemnification provision included in this Agreement;
(2) Hull All risk Insurance including War Risk Insurance,
and such policy shall include a waiver of subrogation
in favor of the Marketing Carrier, and shall
specifically ensure the indemnification provision
included in this Agreement; and
(3) Worker's Compensation and Employer's Liability
Insurance, or such other similar insurance carried
outside of the United States, in accordance with
(b) The Operating Carrier shall provide the Marketing Carrier
with certificates of insurance evidencing said coverage.
The certificates shall indicate that the above coverage
shall not be cancelled or materially altered without thirty
(30) days' advance written notice to the Marketing Carrier.
Notice with respect to war and allied perils coverage being
seven (7) days, or such lesser period as is or may be
available, in accordance with policy conditions.
18.4. The party issuing the ticket and whose flight number is noted on
the ticket is liable for and shall indemnify the other party for any costs,
damages or expenses resulting from any failure by the first mentioned party to
enforce visa and passport requirements for its passengers or any refusal of
entry of its passengers.
18.5. In the event that a ticket issued by WestPac to a passenger of a
Codeshare Flight operated by Frontier shall fail to be issued in such format or
shall fail to contain such wording as shall enable Frontier to have the benefit
of any limitations of liability as provided by the Warsaw Convention or any
other Convention otherwise applicable to Frontier, then WestPac shall defend,
indemnify and hold harmless Frontier, its officers, directors, affiliates,
employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all damages,
claims, judgments and costs whatsoever incurred as a result of such failure.
18.6. In the event a ticket issued by Frontier to a passenger of a
Codeshare Flight operated by WestPac shall fail to be issued in such format or
shall fail to contain such wording as shall enable WestPac to have the benefit
of any limitations of liability as provided by the Warsaw convention or any
other Convention otherwise applicable to WestPac, then Frontier shall defend,
indemnify and hold harmless WestPac, its officers,
directors, affiliates, employees, agents and representatives from and against
any and all damages, claims, judgments and costs whatsoever incurred as a
result of such failure.
19.1. This Agreement shall become effective as of the date hereof and
shall continue thereafter until December 31, 1997, or such later date as the
parties may agree in writing provided, in the event the Merger Agreement does
not close for any reason other than because the condition set forth in Section
6.3(i) of the Merger Agreement is not fulfilled, this Agreement may be
terminated at any time upon sixty (60) days prior written notice by either party
to the other. This Agreement will not be implemented until the receipt of all
necessary Government and other approvals.
20.1. In the event either party hereto shall become insolvent,
liquidate or cease paying its debts as they mature or shall make an assignment
for the benefit of creditors, or shall file for protection from its creditors
under any applicable laws relating to bankruptcy or insolvency or a trustee or
receiver or liquidator shall be appointed for such party ("Defaulting Party") or
a substantial part of its property, or bankruptcy, liquidation, insolvency or
similar proceedings shall be instituted by or against the Defaulting Party under
the laws of any jurisdiction, or in the event either party ceases to be in
business of providing passenger air transportation, or if either party's
authority to engage in air transportation is suspended, revoked, modified or
amended in a material way, and in each and every such case the other party at
its option may immediately terminate this Agreement upon Notice to the other
party. In the event that either party shall materially breach any of the terms,
covenants, conditions of this Agreement, including the material terms of the
Procedures Manual, the other party may give written notice of such breach and,
in the event such breach is not cured within thirty (30) days of the giving of
such notice, the other party shall have the option to terminate this Agreement
forthwith by further written notice to the party in breach, without prejudice to
any rights or remedies which the other party may have.
21.0. APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTE SETTLEMENT
21.1. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance
with the laws of the State of Colorado.
21.2. Without prejudice to each parties' rights as set forth in the
Agreement, in the event of any dispute concerning the interpretation and
application of this Agreement or concerning any rights or obligations based
upon, arising from, or related to this Agreement, the Parties shall enter
promptly into negotiations and each party shall in good faith take all practical
measures to achieve a prompt settlement. If in such negotiations, the parties
are unable to resolve the dispute within ten (10) business days of the
commencement thereof, such dispute will be resolved by binding arbitration to be
held in Denver, Colorado in accordance with the rules of the American
Arbitration Association or such other entity which may be agreed upon by the
22.0. GOVERNMENTAL AND REGULATORY APPROVALS
22.1. The parties shall use diligence and all commercially reasonable
efforts to cooperate with each other to obtain approval which may be necessary
from any government authority in the United States.
23.0. FORCE MAJEURE
23.1. Neither party shall be liable for any loss, injury, damage or
delay whatsoever resulting, directly or indirectly from one or more of the
following occurrences: a force majeure, act of God, seizure under legal process,
governmental sanctions, quarantine restrictions, fire, fog, flood, or other
weather related reason, failure or refusal on the part of any government or
governmental agency to grant or issue approvals, clearances, exemptions, permits
or operating authority, or rescission or revocation thereof by any government or
governmental agency, damage to or destruction of aircraft or other flight
equipment, mechanical difficulties or breakdowns, unavailability of fuel, riot
or civil commotion, strikes, lock-outs or labor disputes, war, or any other
acts, matters or things whether or not of a similar nature which are beyond the
control of either party. Either party will be relieved from its duties and
obligations under this Agreement only for such period of time that the effect of
any such occurrence precludes the party's performance.
23.1. All notices to be provided under this Agreement shall be either
personally delivered or sent by prepaid registered mail, telex, or telefax to
the parties hereto at the following addresses:
(a) If to Frontier to the attention of
FRONTIER AIRLINES, INC.
00000 Xxxx 00xx Xxxxxx
Xxxxxx, Xxxxxxxx 00000
Attn: Chief Executive Officer
(b) If to WestPac to the attention of
WESTERN PACIFIC AIRLINES, INC.
0000 Xxxxx Xxxxxx Xxxxx
Xxxxxxxx Xxxxxxx, XX 00000
Attn: Chief Executive Officer
(c) or, in each case, to such other
person and place as WestPac or
Frontier furnish to the other
party in writing.
25.0. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
25.1. Each party hereto represents and warrants to the other that (a)
it is a duly incorporated and validly existing corporation in good standing; (b)
it is an air carrier duly authorized to engage in air transportation; (c) it has
the requisite corporate power and authority to enter into and perform its
obligations under this agreement; (d) the execution and delivery of, and the
performance by it of its obligations under this Agreement have been duly
authorized by all necessary corporate action; (e) assuming the Agreement is duly
executed by both parties it is a valid and binding obligation of it, enforceable
by its terms except as enforceability may be limited by the effect of
bankruptcy, insolvency or other similar laws affecting creditors' rights
generally and the application of general principles of equity and public policy;
and (f) neither the execution nor delivery of this document will conflict with
or contravene any law or judgement applicable to it or any terms of its
certificate of incorporation,
bylaws, or any other governing document, or conflict with, result in a
material breach of or constitute a material default under any agreements to
which it is a party.
26.0. ANNEXES AND CAPTIONS
26.1. The Exhibit to this Agreement is an integral part of and has the
same force and effect as if fully incorporated into the body of this Agreement.
26.2. The captions and section headings used in this Agreement are for
convenience only, and may not be used in interpreting the Agreement.
27.1. Neither party may assign, or otherwise convey this Agreement or
any of its rights, or delegate or subcontract any of its duties under this
agreement, without the prior written consent of the other party.
28.0. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; AMENDMENTS
28.1. This Agreement contains the entire agreement between the parties
relating to its subject matter, and supersedes any prior understandings or
agreements between the parties regarding the same subject matter. This
Agreement may not be amended or modified except in writing signed by a duly
authorized representative of each party.
22.1. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, if any indication
is received in writing by either party from any competent authority to the
effect that any part of this Agreement contravenes any Applicable Law and cannot
qualify for a clearance or exemption, or if any part of this Agreement is, or
will become, or will be declared illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction
for any reason (including both by reason of legislation or by reason of the
decision of any competent authority), such part will be severed from this
agreement in the jurisdiction in question and such contravention, illegality,
invalidity or unenforceability will not in any way prejudice or affect the
remaining parts of this Agreement which will continue in full force and effect.
30.0. RELATIONSHIP OF THE PARTIES
30.1. This Agreement is non-exclusive and does not preclude either
party from entering into or maintaining marketing relationships, including
code-sharing, with other airlines, EXCEPT as to the specific route(s) identified
in Exhibit A which the parties may only jointly promote and operate as
cooperative services in accordance with this Agreement.
30.2. Each party is engaged and will be acting strictly as an
independent contractor in its own separate business in performing this
Agreement. Each party retains complete and exclusive control over its personnel
and operations and the conduct of its business. Neither party nor its officers,
employees or agents may in any manner make any representation or take any action
which may give rise to the existence of any employment, agency, partnership,
fiduciary duty or other like relationship between the parties. The employees,
agents and independent contractors of each party are and will remain employees,
agents and independent contractors of such party for all purposes, and under no
circumstances will be deemed to be employees, agents or independent contractors
of the other party. neither party will have supervisory power or control over
any employees, agents or independent contractors employed or engaged by the
other party (except that the Operating Carrier will have supervisory control
over all passengers during any Codeshare Flight, including any employee, agents
or contractors of the Marketing Carrier who are on board any such flight).
31.1. Time is of the essence in the performance o the obligations of
32.0. FURTHER ASSURANCES
32.1. Each party will do and perform such further acts and execute and
deliver such further instruments and documents at such party's expense, as may
be required by Applicable Law or as may be reasonably requested by the other
party to carry out and effectuate the purposes of this Agreement.
33.1. This Agreement may be executed and delivered by the parties in
separate and identical counterparts, each of which when so executed and
delivered will be an original, but all of which taken together will constitute
one and the same instrument.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the duly authorized representatives of the parties have
executed this Agreement as of the date indicated in the preamble.
WESTERN PACIFIC AIRLINES, INC. FRONTIER AIRLINES, INC.
By: /S/XXXXXX X. XXXXXX By: /S/XXXXXX X. XXXXXX
Name:Xxxxxx X. Xxxxxx Name:Xxxxxx X. Xxxxxx
Title:President and CEO Title:President
LIST OF CODESHARE CITY PAIRS
*IMPLEMENTATION DATE: AUGUST 1, 1997